Portrait of a Gentleman

  • Charles Fraser, Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1820, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.15

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It is unclear who the young gentleman in this portrait is, but his formal dress and fashionably disheveled hair suggest that he was a member of Charleston’s moneyed class.

Title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Artist
Date
ca. 1820
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image (oval): 2 15/16 x 2 5/16 in. (7.5 x 5.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1999.27.15
Palette
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